Tobias Harris’ double-double paves way for Magic win over Grizzlies
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tobias Harris had 18 points and 10 rebounds to lift the Orlando Magic over the Memphis Grizzlies 86-76 in the final preseason game for both teams on Friday night.
Brandan Wright led Memphis with 11 points and eight rebounds. Vince Carter and Jarnell Stokes had 10 apiece.
Shabazz Napier had 15 points and Andrew Nicholson, 14, for the Magic.
Grizzlies: Lost their first preseason game. . Opponents averaged just 80.5 points against Memphis in the exhibition season, best in the NBA by 10 points a game.
Magic: Four of the expected starters in the regular season lineup played 17 minutes or more. . Opponents have made more free throws (189) than Orlando attempted (178) during the preseason. . PG Elfrid Payton (hamstring) missed his fifth straight game. … F Aaron Gordon (foot) missed his sixth game.
Up next: Memphis opens the regular season at home against Cleveland on Wednesday. . Orlando hosts Washington in its season opener Wednesday.
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